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Definition of "dyslogistic" [dys•lo•gis•tic]

  • Conveying censure. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dyslogistic" in a sentence
  • "Mischievous fallacies also circulate from the convertible use of what Mr.B. is pleased to call dyslogistic and eulogistic terms."
  • "C.S. Lewis, on criticism, remarked, "Keep a strict eye on eulogistic and dyslogistic adjectives — they should diagnose (not merely blame) and distinguish (not merely praise.)" jon on Apr 25, 2008"
  • "Jingo is neither a pejorative, which is to say derogatory or dyslogistic, nor is it a blasphemous term."
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